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Two new district superintendents installed

While both have been on the job since July 1, the new Rockford and DeKalb District Superintendents were officially installed at two separate services.

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Sympathy Notice: Rev. Guy V. Martin

Rev. Guy V. Martin, age 84, member of the Northern Illinois Conference, passed away at his home in Madison, Wis., on September 16, 2019

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Bishop's Column: Prayers for our Venezuelan Immigrants

On a beautiful July evening, I went to the Church of The Redeemer of Calvary or El Redentor del Calvario in the Jefferson Park neighborhood of Chicago. The Rev. Shirley Pulgar-Hughes is the pastor. A group of immigrants from Venezuela has become active in her congregation and she wanted me to hear their stories.

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DYK? Clergy Care Options

Clergy serving in the local church fulfill many expectations. We show up to lead worship on Sundays, preach a good sermon, visit the sick, administer the church, provide comfort to the grieving, teach, witness, make disciples, and engage in social justice. 

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NIU Campus Ministry Reinvented

This fall, the Wesley Foundation at Northern Illinois University (NIU) has undergone a name change and has a newly appointed campus minister.

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Laity Sunday - “Therefore Go! With Hope Through Purpose”

Laity Sunday, October 20, focuses on the celebration of the ministry of all lay Christians. A Sunday to commemorate, recognize, and honor the partnership between ministry and laity in every church. It may be a Sunday where the lay leaders and lay servants lead the worship service.

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